Foreign News: The Hard Way

Almost forgotten in the ballyhoo about home-yearning German minorities in Eastern Europe is the fact that Allies Italy and Germany also have between them a little minority problem of their own. Living just south of the Brenner Pass, in what Austrians call the South Tyrol and the Italians insist upon referring to as the Upper Adige, are some 200,000 German-speaking people who, by the Treaty of St. Germain signed in 1919, were transferred from Austrian to Italian sovereignty. Last week the Fascists and the Nazis, having long soft-pedaled this delicate situation, decided to...

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